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Weingut Tement

White wine 2012 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Ried Zieregg Sauvignon Blanc dry IZ, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Glass
Maturing: Barrique used
Registration number : #336706

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Great (97 WP)
Last reviewed: 2 February, 2017
Editor note: Intense, deep, concentrated, complex, touching nose with nutty, herbaceous and vegetal notes, light oak, hint of tobacco, yellow spice and peppery aromas, iodine, curcuma, elderflowers and some mustard seed, prominent mineral notes. Bone dry and very firm on the palate, extremely concentrated fruit, lots of yellow spice, tobacco, yeasty and nutty notes, very elegant acidity, tremendous substance, reined-in power, integrated tannins provide firm grip, touch of smoky oak, prominent bacon notes, prominent earthy and salty mineral notes, complex and deep, chewy, tart and juicy, peppery spice on a long finish.

One of the three specific wine growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Styria. The history of viticulture goes back to the fourth century BC. At the end of the 19th century, there were still 35,000 hectares of vineyards in Lower Styria, as it was then called, in the monarchy - that was about 15 times as much as today. At that time, however, this included areas that are now in Slovenia. The Habsburg Archduke Johann (1782-1859) set the course for Styrian quality viticulture here by founding an experimental vineyard near Marburg. At that time, the Pinot Blanc from the Jerusalem vineyard, which...

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